Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces
Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take a look at 10 of their awesome indoor projects.
Apply Wall Texture Yourself and Save Big Bucks
Choose an orange peel or knockdown-style texture that you can do yourself with this Homax product.
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
Push Sticks Prevent Impalement
You can prevent injuries (and potential impalement) when using a table saw by building a small push stick. Learn how...
How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...
Taping Drywall Tips: How to Tape Drywall Joints
Get the tape coat just right and you're sure to have smooth drywall joints
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
Drywall Anchors: Weight Tested
Can drywall anchors really be trusted to bear their rated weight? We conducted a HomeLAB test to find out.
13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips
Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.
Patch a Water-Stained Ceiling or Textured Ceiling
Repair sprayed ceilings with aerosol spray texture patch.
Plaster and Lath Tear-Off Tips
Gary Wentz is a carpenter and the Editor-in-Chief of The Family Handyman. He claims to have torn out more than...
11 Tips on How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling Faster and Easier
These popcorn ceiling removal tips will help you update your living space while staying safe and clean.
Drywall Texture Types You Need to Know
If you're like most DIYers, you're probably familiar with a handful of drywall textures. But, there is a wide range...
How to Use a Spiral Saw on Drywall
Faster, neater cuts around electrical boxes and ceiling fixtures.
Master the Basics of Drywall: How to Cut Drywall
Learn about the five simple tools and basic techniques you need to successfully cut drywall.
The Dos and Don’ts of a Bathroom Remodel
A bathroom remodel can be a stressful endeavor, whether it's a DIY job or you hire a professional. However, when...
The Difference Between Mesh and Paper Drywall Tape
While it largely depends on personal preference, here are some factors to consider when deciding which tape to use.
Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide
Our pro taper shares his three-day, step-by-step taping routine. He gave us some great tips that will help you end...